Re: [PATCH v2] kunit: tool: better handling of quasi-bool args (--json, --raw_output)

From: Brendan Higgins
Date: Tue Sep 28 2021 - 17:24:17 EST

On Wed, Sep 22, 2021 at 9:39 AM Daniel Latypov <dlatypov@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Problem:
> What does this do?
> $ run --json
> Well, it runs all the tests and prints test results out as JSON.
> And next is
> $ run my-test-suite --json
> This runs just `my-test-suite` and prints results out as JSON.
> But what about?
> $ run --json my-test-suite
> This runs all the tests and stores the json results in a "my-test-suite"
> file.
> Why:
> --json, and now --raw_output are actually string flags. They just have a
> default value. --json in particular takes the name of an output file.
> It was intended that you'd do
> $ run --json=my_output_file my-test-suite
> if you ever wanted to specify the value.
> Workaround:
> It doesn't seem like there's a way to make
> only accept arg values
> after a '='.
> I believe that `--json` should "just work" regardless of where it is.
> So this patch automatically rewrites a bare `--json` to `--json=stdout`.
> That makes the examples above work the same way.
> Add a regression test that can catch this for --raw_output.
> Fixes: 6a499c9c42d0 ("kunit: tool: make --raw_output support only showing kunit output")
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Latypov <dlatypov@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Tested-by: David Gow <davidgow@xxxxxxxxxx>

Reviewed-by: Brendan Higgins <brendanhiggins@xxxxxxxxxx>